The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 33 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 142 109 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.69% 4.78% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 5.09% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 101 80 84
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2283 2140 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.54% 93.78% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1701 1599
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 202 (66.67%) Windows
2 139 (45.87%) Microsoft
3 106 (34.98%) SQL
4 96 (31.68%) Linux
5 90 (29.70%) Active Directory
6 86 (28.38%) VMware
7 80 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (24.42%) Oracle
9 71 (23.43%) Security Cleared
10 70 (23.10%) SC Cleared
11 62 (20.46%) DV Cleared
12 59 (19.47%) SAN
13 57 (18.81%) SharePoint
14 55 (18.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 52 (17.16%) HP
15 52 (17.16%) TCP/IP
16 50 (16.50%) UNIX
16 50 (16.50%) Windows 7
17 48 (15.84%) MS Excel
18 43 (14.19%) MS Exchange
19 42 (13.86%) EMC
20 41 (13.53%) EMC NetWorker
21 39 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
22 34 (11.22%) Lotus Domino
23 33 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
23 33 (10.89%) Performance Monitoring
24 32 (10.56%) Clustering
25 30 (9.90%) MCP
25 30 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 29 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (18.81%) SharePoint
2 43 (14.19%) MS Exchange
3 34 (11.22%) Lotus Domino
4 18 (5.94%) IIS
5 17 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.97%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.31%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.98%) Documentum
12 5 (1.65%) Lync
13 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.27%) MS Office
3 7 (2.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.47%) SAN
2 52 (17.16%) TCP/IP
3 25 (8.25%) DNS
4 23 (7.59%) Firewall
5 17 (5.61%) GSM
5 17 (5.61%) UMTS
6 16 (5.28%) DHCP
7 13 (4.29%) SS7
7 13 (4.29%) NAS
8 12 (3.96%) VoIP
8 12 (3.96%) SMS
9 11 (3.63%) LAN
9 11 (3.63%) WAN
10 9 (2.97%) Wireless
11 7 (2.31%) WCDMA
11 7 (2.31%) HTTP
11 7 (2.31%) 3GPP
11 7 (2.31%) GPRS
11 7 (2.31%) GGSN
11 7 (2.31%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.64%) MySQL
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Subversion
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (8.91%) French Language
2 22 (7.26%) Russian Language
3 20 (6.60%) Spanish Language
4 19 (6.27%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.95%) Marketing
6 9 (2.97%) German Language
7 8 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.64%) Back Office
8 3 (0.99%) Finance
8 3 (0.99%) Billing
9 2 (0.66%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.64%) Servlets
2 4 (1.32%) Web Services
2 4 (1.32%) HTML
2 4 (1.32%) J2EE
3 2 (0.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) JSP
4 1 (0.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.56%) Clustering
2 13 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.32%) PDA
3 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.66%) CMDB
4 2 (0.66%) IPTV
4 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.66%) Replication
5 1 (0.33%) Wiki
5 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.33%) Social Media
5 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 202 (66.67%) Windows
2 96 (31.68%) Linux
3 80 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (18.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (16.50%) UNIX
5 50 (16.50%) Windows 7
6 30 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (6.93%) CentOS
7 21 (6.93%) Windows 8
8 19 (6.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (5.61%) Windows XP
10 16 (5.28%) SUSE
11 14 (4.62%) Debian
11 14 (4.62%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.31%) AIX
13 5 (1.65%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.32%) Solaris
15 2 (0.66%) HPUX
15 2 (0.66%) IRIX
16 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 33 (10.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 20 (6.60%) ITIL
3 14 (4.62%) Configuration Management
3 14 (4.62%) Change Management
4 12 (3.96%) Service Delivery
5 11 (3.63%) Product Management
6 10 (3.30%) Product Marketing
7 9 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (2.97%) Workflow
8 8 (2.64%) Web Development
9 7 (2.31%) Time Management
9 7 (2.31%) Network Management
9 7 (2.31%) Mentoring
10 6 (1.98%) Software Deployment
10 6 (1.98%) Project Management
11 4 (1.32%) Problem Management
11 4 (1.32%) Software Distribution
11 4 (1.32%) Asset Management
12 3 (0.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 106 (34.98%) SQL
2 15 (4.95%) Java
3 11 (3.63%) VBScript
3 11 (3.63%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.97%) Perl
5 8 (2.64%) C#
6 7 (2.31%) VB
6 7 (2.31%) C
6 7 (2.31%) Korn
7 6 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.98%) C++
8 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 70 (23.10%) SC Cleared
3 62 (20.46%) DV Cleared
4 39 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (9.90%) MCP
6 25 (8.25%) MCSE
7 20 (6.60%) MCSA
8 16 (5.28%) MCTS
9 11 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.63%) CCNA
10 10 (3.30%) HNC
10 10 (3.30%) HND
11 8 (2.64%) MCITP
12 6 (1.98%) Degree
13 4 (1.32%) MOS
14 3 (0.99%) CCNP
15 2 (0.66%) CCVP
15 2 (0.66%) OCA
15 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 90 (29.70%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (3.30%) NDS
5 5 (1.65%) NFS
5 5 (1.65%) Samba
6 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.99%) vSphere
7 2 (0.66%) KVM
7 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 2 (0.66%) XenServer
7 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.33%) NLBS
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 41 (13.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 28 (9.24%) WSUS
3 22 (7.26%) SCCM
4 20 (6.60%) SCOM
5 11 (3.63%) HP SIM
6 6 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.65%) NSN NetAct
7 5 (1.65%) nmon
8 4 (1.32%) Legato
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 139 (45.87%) Microsoft
2 86 (28.38%) VMware
3 74 (24.42%) Oracle
4 52 (17.16%) HP
5 42 (13.86%) EMC
6 26 (8.58%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 12 (3.96%) Cisco
9 11 (3.63%) Symantec
9 11 (3.63%) Huawei
9 11 (3.63%) ArcSight
9 11 (3.63%) Lumension
9 11 (3.63%) SolarWinds
10 10 (3.30%) TIBCO
10 10 (3.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 9 (2.97%) IBM
12 8 (2.64%) Citrix
13 7 (2.31%) Lotus
14 6 (1.98%) Veritas
14 6 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
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